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Year 1562 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1562

  • Aug 27 Hans Leo Hassler, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1612)
  • Dec 18 Philipp Dulichius, German composer, born in Chemnitz (d. 1631)

Musicians Who Died in 1562

  • Dec 17 Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer, bandmaster, and composer, dies at about 82